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with the latest on this story. good morning. >> good morning, ann. well, rebecca brooks wrote a letter to her staff and reiterates her apology. she goes on to admit that she's become a focal point in this crisis and potential distraction from news international's efforts to fix the problems of the past. from the moment this scandal broke rebecca brooks has been a lightning rod. the editor of the "news of the wor world" when the most damaging we allegation of phone hacking took place. >> james miller and rebecca brooks can deny knowledge but they can't deny responsibility. >> reporter: in 2002 reporters for the paper are accused of hacking voice mail, a 13-year-old murder victim. brook shut down the paper last sunday firing hundreds but her offer to resign last week was declined by news corp. today the company accepted. meanwhile, brooks' former boss, rupert murdoch, has gone on the defensive choosing to talk to one of his own papers if in an interview with the "wall street journal," he said the damage done to news corp's reputation are irresist viable. murdoch pledged to investigate any charg
, "bbc world news." >> the former editor of the "news of the world" newspaper, rebekah brooks, has just resigned following the phone hacking scandal. warning mounts on america's credited -- credit rating. russia orders checks on all river boats after the sinking of the bulgaria, which killed more than 120. welcome to "bbc world news." also in this hour -- a pace setter and a record breaker on day one. the amateur, tom lewis, has begun his second round at the british open. and film star sarah, the possible u.s. presidential candidate is in a new film called "the undefeated." >> welcome to "bbc world news." in the past couple of minutes, it's been confirmed that rebekah brooks, the chief executive at newscorp, owned by rupert murdoch, has resigned from her position. she had resisted calls, not least from former "news of the world" journalists for her to resign after the revelations that "news of the world" journalists had been responsible, allegedly, for hacking the phones of, amongst others, a murdered school child, milly douler, and also those of the relatives of servicemen who had been
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newspapers in news international is the name of the company, rebekah brooks has resigned. this is a message from rebeka brooks, which we're working to confirm, the ceo of news international has said she has resigned because she feels a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt, that's her quote. that's rebekah brooks. she wants to reiterate, she says, how sorry i am for what we know to have taken place. she is resigning as the ceo of news international, which is the parent company of the news corporation newspapers. she's been there for 22 years. she's been under a great deal of pressure. she was one of the three people who has been subpoenaed to british parliament to testify. she is the one, she's a british citizen, so she is compelled to go, although we do have news this morning that both rupert murdoch and his son, while rupert murdoch is not a british citizen, will in fact testify before parliament. there she is, rebekah brooks, being supported by rupert murdoch, she has offered her resignation and has left the company. >>> can you guess which newsmaker made this statemen
at the top of the empire. rebecca brooks resigned as the fallout continues. after years with barely a drop of rain, some regions in kenya are paying a hefty price. >> normally, this area would be teeming with cattle and goats, but as you can see, it is completely empty. >> and her puzzles have stunned people for decades. now the woman behind those creative crosswords shares the tricks of the trade. ♪ >> and welcome. amid a firestorm of conspiracy today -- controversy today, two tendered their resignations. first it was rebecca brooks, a dog by allegations over her role in the scandal and illegal payments to police officers. then this afternoon came word that less hinton -- les hinton is stepping down. this report contains some flash photography. >> it is the day that the chief executive walked away from the company she had served for half her life, the day when her friend and lawyer walked into a hotel to say sorry to the family who was the victim of his papers wrongdoing. rebecca's -- rebecca brooks is the highest standing casualties so far. as for the past 10 days she has been at the
? >> this is "bbc world news america. " the fallout from the hacking scandal continues as rebekah brooks resigned and rupert murdoch issues an apology. after years with barely a drop, some regions of kenya are paying a hefty price. >> normally, this area would be teeming with cattle and goats. as you can see, it is completely empty. >> the woman behind the creative crosswords shares tricks of the trade. ♪ >> amid a firestorm of controversy, rebekah brooks resigned as chief executive of news international. there are allegations of her role in the phone hacking scandal and illegal payments to police officers. she said she felt a deep responsibility to the people hurt. rupert murdoch apologized to the family of milly dowler, murdered girl whose hacked phone started the controversy. >> she is the most high-profile casualty so far in the scandal that has spread to both sides of the atlantic. for the past 10 days, rebekah brooks has been a part of the storm that has swept rupert murdoch's empire and remained by his side. today, she decided to step away. she said that recent times have been tough and
is critically hurt. >>> also in bowie, two arrests and a deadly home invasion. john hatson and craig brooks posed at pep co-workers to get inside a home on living ton endeavor drive yesterday. -- livingstone endeavour drive yesterday. >> we want to remind residents that pepco typically do not send their workers door to door. so if you are unsure if a pepco employee is at your door, call their customer service line. >> police caught one suspect shortly after the shooting and arrested the other this morning. >>> new tonight we are hearing from a mother who was taken for a wild ride on the beltway. it ended with a mother and her young child rolling out of the car trying to get to safety. this is an incredible story and fox 5's wisdom martin has been following this today. >> it is incredible you consider this 24-year-old mother had left her baby inside that black lexus to come inside the store when the suspect jumped in. tonight she talked about her bold decision to bail out of the car right on the beltway. >> he was going like 110 at that point, so i'm thinking if he's going 110 and he hits an
is the latest casualty and the phone hacking scandal. a news international ceo rebecca brooks resigned. one of the most prominent victims so far. tina caution has more. >> reporter: rupert murdoch's reef british executive -- chief british executive is calling it quits. the former "news of the world" editor was detracting attention as the media giant weathers the phone hacking scandal. british politics say it's time for -- politicians say it's time for him to apologize to the thousands of people hacked. >> i hope next tuesday he starts taking some responsibility for what happened in his organization. >> reporter: a parliamentary panel will grill rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks. brooks faced another committee back in 2003 and admitted giving bribes to cops to dig up stories. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: but now rupert murdoch can't seem to keep himself off the front page. murdoch will use the hearing to challenge what he calls total lies about his media empire. he told one of his own papers, the "wall street journal" that news corps bo
that it is an insult to the family that rebekah brooks, the editor of "news of the world" at the time, is still at her post in news international? >> i've made very clear she was rit to resign. th resnati should have beenccepted. there needs to be root and branch change at this entire organization. >> mr. speaker, i thank the prime minister for that answer and he's right to take the position that rebekah brook should go. and i hope you will come to the debate that ruperturdoch should drop his bid for b sky b, should rise the world has changed and should listen to this house of commons. >> i agree with what the right old gentleman has said and i think it's good that the house of commons is going to speak with one voice. >> this evidence cts sious doubt on mr. coleson's ashurntss that the phone hacking over which he resigned was an isolated example of illegal activities. the prime minister says the chief of staff is not passed on this very serious information. can he now tell us what information he proposes t take against the chief of staff? >> i have given, i think, the fullest possible answer i could
confirming that rebekah brooks, the woman in the middle of the picture there, has resigned as ceo of the company in the wake of the newspaper hacking case involving the now defunct "news of the world" tabloid. she had been heading the british arm of rupe mert murdoch's news corp media division. this comes as murdoch makes his first comments on the scandal, sparking investigations on both sides of the atlantic. speaking the the "wall street journal" which is owned by news corp, murdoch says his company handled the crisis, quote, extremely well in every possible way, making just minor mistakes. that's the word of rupert murdoch. he also confirmed he and his son james will appear before a british parliament committee next week to discuss the scandal after initially refusing that request. news corp also said he's hired a top criminal defense attorney. back in the u.s., the fbi launching an investigation into allegations that news corp sought to hack into the phones of september 11th victims. again, the breaking news this morning, rebekah brooks, rupert murdoch's most senior newspaper
to hold rebecca broke and -- rebekah brooks and james murdoch to account. this was a summons they could not ignore. >> do the decent thing. the cannot hide away from this level of public anguish. -- you cannot hide away. >> at first, they were reluctant witnesses. rupert murdoch said that he could not attend the session but he was willing to give testimony is an inquiry. rebekah brooks said that "i am available to appear before the committee and welcome the opportunity to do so." she said she would not be able to discuss anything about the police investigation. there was a formal summons. there can even be imprisonment. the threat had worked. the murdochs said they would come and answer the questions. >> in a letter, james murdoch said "i am now coming. i would like to answer them in a different forum." the questions keep coming. why did the news of the world mislead parliament? why did the management failed to find out what was going on and stop it? as for rebekah brooks, we ask about what she told the mps. the mp whose committee will be asking the question was optimistic. >> i hope th
brooks and rupert murdoch accountable. why were so many people's phones pack in the name of news? it was a summons that they could not ignore. >> do the decent thing. you cannot hide it away from this level of public anguish. >> at first, they were reluctant witnesses. rupert murdoch told the committee he could not attend was to a's session, however looking forward to the inquiry. rebecca brooks said she is available to the committee on that date and welcome the opportunity to do so. but, she said, she would not be able to do -- say anything related to the ongoing investigation into hacking. i find, even imprisonment -- it appears the threat has worked. the murdoch's change their mind and said they would answer the questions. in a second letter, james murdoch confirmed their attendance. he said he was concerned they were asked to answer questions in a different forum. what ever the forum, the questions keep coming. why did news of the world mislead parliament? why were some victims paid? what did the management fail to find out what was going on? we asked about what brooks said.
question before a televised select committee with the deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message for rebecca brooks is do the decent thing. you can't hide from this level of public anguish and anger and the interest. >> reporter: in the first interview since the story broke, rupert murdock told the "wall street journal" he wanted to address, "some of the things said in parliament, some of which are total lies. we think it's important to absolutely establish our integrity in the eyes of the public." it won't be the first time brooks has gone before the committee. back in 2003 she admitted paying cops for information. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: also in this picture, former news of the world editor and later prime minister cameron press secretary andy colson who was arrested last week. and former executive editor neil wallace arrested today. brooks was editor of "news of the world "when it allegedly hacked in cell phone of a school girl who had been abducted and later murdered in 2002. last sunday "news of the world" was close
$5,000 bond. >>> police arrested these two men, and john huston, and craig brooks -- john haston and craig brooks. they are held without bond tonight charged with murder. >>> the problems for news corp. have grown to the united states. the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this is one week after news corp. shut down "news of the world." they may have happened to phone records of british crime victims and even those of gordon brown. >>> let's look tennessee how -- let's look and see if this comfortable summer will last. >> it is not coming to an end. it is perfect weather. we made it up to 85 degrees. outside, it is a wonderful 74 degrees. that is not all. it is nice low humidity. the next time we will see something like this will be a while. i will show you more and what is coming up for the weekend. >>> coming up, casey anthony is set to leave prison this sunday. but she is facing a new serious legal battle. >>> protests outside of the movie theater -- we will tell you why teenagers are at the center o
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in the uk hacking scandal. rebeck ka brooks the ceo of british nurpz corp. empire has resigned. rupert murdoch released a staurmt that reads in part, she has been one of the outstanding editors of her generation and she can be proud of her accomplishments as an executive. we support her as she takes this step to clear her names. the company is responding to unfair attacks by setting the record straight. and just moments ago rupert murdoch met with the family of the murdered teenager who's phone hacking brought this scandal to the attention of the uk public. we go now to london. it was really that child's murder and the hacking -- the revelation that her phone was hacked and that the emails were erased and her family had been so damaged by it that really made it come home. what happened today? >> that's true, andrea. she's really been the face of this crisis. it did spark a lot of anger. it's very interesting. rupert murdoch goes to this meeting with this family. the 80-year-old owner of news corp., the second largest media company many the world. work with a working class british famil
resigned. rebecca brookes oversaw news of the world. brookes says she's leaving because staying put would put the company at risk. here in the u.s., news corp owns the fox network and the wall street journal. >>> an emergency meet willing be held today in a civil defamation suit. anthony falsely told police the little girl was a nanny with the same name. gonzalez is asking the court to force anthony to be questioned. anthony will not attend today's hearing. >>> for thousands of devoted harry potter fans this morning the end of an era. it turned out in full wizardry galea for the midnight premier of the eighth and final harry potter movie. the first book was published in england back in 1997. that spawned a worldwide phenomenon that capture and influenced the generation that grew up with harry, ron, and hermione. >> the mug l world is out there and we are the wizards. >> there is a lot of themes in the book about friendship and love and good verses evil. >> fandago reports more than 6,000 theaters sold out. >>> family and friends of michelle le will launch another search today for the miss
-you to linda brooks burton. [applause] because linda brooks britain last march invited me to plan this program, and i want to thank helen, who i work with in san francisco unified because she introduced me to bryonn bain, and she always introduces me to the various artists that come in to work in the school district. as i learned about bryonn and experienced his presence and i was thinking about putting together this program, it just clicked -- why not bring the two together to bring this link from the past unsegregated jim crow to what is happening in the 21st century and that has been happening? i think i was inspired by michele alexander's booke." >> it is my pleasure to say, ms. colvin, without you we would not be where we are. [applause] thank you for sharing your story, and keep telling your story because we need to know, and our children need to know, and our children's children need to know your story. and we want to thank our sponsors today. we have the san francisco unified school district. we have marked as bookstores, who will be selling this -- ms. colvin's book, written about her
comment? >> good afternoon, commissioners. i just want to reiterate mr. brookes points -- mr. bruck -- brook's . . as soon as that scoping is completed, we will be better able to understand those rates. basically, this is a comprehensive analysis of the potential short and long term employment options that will be offered by the program. this includes workers training, development, that will ensure local hiring and job retention numbers and emphasize a robust training. this also leads to other things such as local businesses, and also the ability to scope opportunities for local contractors. and especially in underserved communities. thank you. president vietor: thank you. additional comments? commissioners? ok, next item, please. i guess we're going to return back to this discussion. where are we -- >> madam president, regular business agenda item 9, a positive -- possible action to approve the project level scope, schedule, and budget of the june 2000 and revised water system improvement program and directs that to send a notice of change report to the california joint legislative
in the material seized by u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s by bin laden's capture. >>> brooks has denied she new reporters were hacking phones of celebrities, politicians and crime victims. in a statement today brooks says i feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. i want to reiterate how sorry i am for what we now know to have taken place. rebecca brooks along with rupert murdoch and his son james are all to appear before the parliament to testify next week. >>> the bureau is checking claims that murdoch's british newspapers were trying to get into the voicemails of the victims of 9/11. >> it's not any of their business. they can ask and if we want to tell we can tell, but they cannot just trample on the law. they should be held accountable. >>> casey anthony is a free woman on sunday. we will look at what life will look like for her after jail. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can pr
enveloping rupert murdoch's media empire. rebekah brooks stepping down and dan harris tracking the latest overnight. >> good morning. it's important to remember that rebekah brooks wasn't just any executive, he referred to her as his daughter reportedly bought her lavish gifts and often would dine alone at her at a country pub rather than taking power meetings with business leaders or politicians. rebekah brooks worked extremely closely with rupert murdoch for 22 years including editing the newspaper at the heart of this scandal and then running all of his british newspapers. in stepping down this morning brooks said she felt a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. this resignation is the latest in a string of hard hits for murdoch. the 80-year-old titan, the man who in america owns fox news and "the wall street journal." he has remained relatively mum as this scandal has metastasized but this morning he is now finally speaking out about the scandal involving one of his tabloid papers in england, "news of the world." accused of bribing police officials and hacking into
case has left the pond. rebekah brooks has resigned in the wake of the growing phone hacking scandal as the fbi looks into allegations murdoch's employees tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims back in the states. all of that "early" this friday morning july 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, a beautiful start to the friday, july 15th in new york. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. a lot to talk to you about with the budget crisis, not the only one in washington. minnesota managed to resolve their issue last night. a small sigh of relief for folks there. as we mentioned this happened in week two of a statewide shutdown. you see a diner there in st. paul, the uptown diner. we'll speak with some folks at the diner who are fed up not just with their state government but also with washington. we'll see if they have some ideas for the lawmakers trying to come to some sort of consensus. >>> also rocket roger clemens, hall of -- may be hall of famer, he gets a walk at this point for the famous pitcher, he walks away from his federal perjury trial after a mistrial
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, rebekah brooks has resigned. >> the question is, does this mean that the walls are crumbling at news corp. it's too early to say, bulls this is a crack in the wall. she was a protege of rupert murdock, rose through the ranks, the ceo. lately, certainly have been seeing her by his side with the flowing red hair. for her to announce she is resigning is certainly big news. in fact, she even said, in her resignation letter, feels a deep responsibility as she puts it, quote, for the people we have hurt and wants to say how sorry i am for what we now know has taken place. >> interesting to hear that kind of language. really kind of resisting we did something really wrong and her resignation letter says that. >> pushing back, too. we now know. >> we didn't know before, she says. then we have that and the fact that justice department here in the united states, is getting involved in this scandal. we're hearing that the fbi is now involved. >> they are involved. and overnight, we are learning from the u.s. attorney general himself, eric holder, he told reporters in australia that, in fact, yes, th
. >>> as rebecca brooks steps down in the uk, the fbi now looking into the murdoch empire. susan candiotti has been all over the story and joins me live from new york. the lawyer for the dollar family telling us that murdoch apologized to that family. what else is rupert murdoch doing in terms of the damage control, and is there any indication brooks in her role might have known what is going on? >> certainly she has denied that, but as you indicated she was editor of news of the world when allegations of the hacking scandal were taking place before they came to light. she has been with that paper for 22 years, and clearly falling on her sword. she did put out a resignation letter and part of it states i am sorry for what we now know has taken place, which seems to indicate again she did not know what was going on, and now she is going to fight that allegation and cooperate in any investigation, and we'll see where it goes from there. in the meantime, rupert murdoch is going out with a full page ad, and it reads in part the news of the world was in the business of holding others to account, and we
to make something has been. >>> a top murdoch executive resigns this morning. rebekah brooks former head of the disgraced tabloid "news of the world" is gone. >>> in southern california, drivers buckling up for carmagedd carmageddon. a bridge demolition that will close down 405, one of california's busiest highways. >>> we begin with the resignation of a key executive in the rupert murdoch media empire. rebekah brooks is out. many people were outraged when brooks kept her job after the newspaper was shut down for scandalous reporting tactics. and as brooks steps down, the investigations ramp up. the fbi now investigating the murdoch empire right here in the united states. lawmakers demanding the probe amid reports that murdoch's journalists hacked the cell phones of 9/11 victims and their families. susan candiotti in new york with the details now. susan? >> reporter: hi, kyra. good morning to you. yes, this investigation is now 24 hours old. as fbi tries to figure out how they are going to approach this. all of it started, kyra, with a report in a british tabloid that a private investiga
from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> waking up to cloud cover around the bay area but a warmup this afternoon. this afternoon 70s inland. the bay should see clouds clear out and mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the mid- 60s. at the coast keeping it cool today, only in the mid-50s and breezy conditions as well along the coastline. now, that low is still in the picture now keeping us cool. high pressure will bring us hot weather next week. this is your forecast through other parts of northern. sacramento today high of 80 mostly sunny skies. hot in redding at 88, fresno 87. yosemite cooler at 80. definitely cooler in monterey and fog only making it to 63 there today. highs for the bay area, keeping them between 7 and 16 degrees below average for this time of year. 75 is the high in fairfield. 70 in livermore. oakland making it to 65 today. san rafael 68. very cool in pacifica only 59 there today. now, this warming trend will be gradual for the next couple of days over your weekend. there will be sunshine in the inland locat
this morning as a result of that. carl icon offering to by clorox. news core rebekah brooks resigning today. >> no early trips to the hamptons for wall street guys. >> i may sneak out anyway. i don't know. >> okay. very nice. melissa francis. thanks very much. >>> up next, is president obama making a mistake backing a deal that doesn't do as much as what his own debt commission pushed for. we're going to ask the commission co-chair next. >>> news corp embattled ceo is out. >>> and here's a picture for you. that's right. it's not just kids and grandmas, even former secretaries of defense get tsa scrutiny. this was donald rumsfeld at chicago's o'hare airport. go figure. we'll be right back. with scientifically proven soy complex and natural minerals. give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on to even skin tone in four weeks. aveeno tinted moisturizers. helps defends against occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating. with three strains of good bacteria to help balance your colon. you had me at "probiotic." [ female announcer ] phillips' colon health. >> few other stories making he
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with rebecca brooks, the chief ceo of the british newspaper branch. she is also the former chief editor of "the news of the world," the tabloid which closed in the face of mounting evidence that it and other newspapers gained information by illegal means such as hacked voice mails and buying of policemen. the planned merger of the new york and frankfurt stock exchanges has passed another milestone. >> a large portion of shareholders approved the deal, which creates the world's biggest stock exchange. the approval was one of the last major obstacles to the merger plan. nyse/ueor -- nyse/euronext shareholders already gave the approval last week. authorities 1 5 billion euros in long-term bonds, but only high yields, reflecting concerns over rome's ability to stabilize finances. european shares lost ground for the fourth time in five sessions. the dax finished today lower. the same for the eurostoxx 50. the dow jones industrial also ended the session down by 0.4%. the euro is trading for $1.4149. russia is taking a step into the german energy markets. gazprom and german utility rwe have agreed on
and gave a full and sincere apology. >> rupert and james murdoch and rebecca brooks will be forced to appear here in a committee and grill eed closelily politicians who want answers as to how all of this activity went on. one of the people who will be interrogating rebecca brooks had some tough words for her. >> i think he was inevitable. rebecca brooks has given the resignation message she should have given on day one of this scandal when nick davis of the uk "guardian" revealed milly's phone had been hacked. >> but the political dimensions continue to evolve as well. downing street has been forced to put out a list of guests that the prime minister david cameron welcomed to his country residents checkers. mo among them was the now disgraced former editor of "the news of the world." a man hired as director of communications. he visited the prime minister three months after he was forced to step down from that high profile political role. wolf? >> dan rivers in london, much more on this story coming up later. meanwhi meanwhile, libyan rebels locked in heated battle while gadhafi's
brooks, a murdoch favorite, one-time editor of "news of the world" has resigned. >>> continued controversy swirls around the military's don't ask, don't tell policy banning openly gay service members despite congress voting to end the 17-year-old policy last year. yesterday the obama administration asked an appeals court to reconsider an order it made for an immediate end to don't ask, don't tell. the court had ruled since the process of repealing the policy was well under way, there was no reason to continue enforcing it. but the justice department is arguing ending the ban now would eliminate a timetable established last year that was designed to promote an orderly transition. >>> now here's a look at some of the other stories making news early today in america. a severe storm led to a tragic turn of events in utah. heavy rain washed away a road, creating a massive sinkhole, causing a father to crash into the edge of the 30-foot deep and 40-foot wide crater, instantly killing his daughter. another motorist drove into the sinkhole but suffered only minor injuries. >>> if anyon
in the uk. news corp executive rebecca brooks has resigned in the wake of a massive media scandal. she oversaw "news of the world" the london tabloid that ceased publication after it was accused of hacking into voicemails of celebrities and crime victims. now, one of those crime victims was a 13-year-old girl who was later found murdered. news corp chairman rupert murdoch plans to meet with that girl's family today. >>> the city of oakland will lose dozens more employees. under the new budget, the tribune says 56 city workers are losing their jobs this month and more cuts are coming. the police department will lose 48 positions next year. two firehouses will be closed daily starting next summer and pay for elected officials is being cut by 15%. >>> in other bay area headlines, a pedestrian is hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by a bicyclist on san francisco's embarcadero. police say that the woman in her 40s was in the crosswalk at mission street and crossing legally when she was struck. she suffered a head injury. the cyclist stayed at the scene but may face charges.
with the donnie brook friday night at fen way. at number three, he loses thomas and luckily is able to jump off the bike before falling down this side of mon tons. and the blue jays combined for one of the hits. makes the rouge davis. toronto wins 16-7. and maror ins and rangers, thr only one way to get ichiro out. won eight straight and that is bad news because they are now 12 1/2 games back in the west. that's not good. >> tom lewis is playing in the british open. >> after? >> how he was playing with watson today? is that what he heard?,,,,,,,,,, ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] say hello to the new mango pineapple real fruit smoothies from mccafé, bursting with fresh flavors and blended with creamy low-fat yogurt. the simple joy of exotic refreshment. ♪
brooks has resigned from rupert murdoch's news corporation amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the scandal has widened to include charges of tampering and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" in response to the scandal. meanwhile the fbi is looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. >>> seven minutes after the hour now. 68 degrees. casey anthony will be a free casey anthony will be a free woman this weekend. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> good morning. 67 degrees. sun is up. what a beautiful picture. blue skies, streaky clouds above us. blue sky reflected into the waters of the poto
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